McWilliams Hanwood Estate Shiraz 2009
|South Eastern Australia, Australia|
Natalie's Score: 88/100
Community Score: 4.4/5
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Product #: 610683
Wine Type: Red Wine
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Agent: E & J Gallo Winery
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McWilliams Hanwood Estate Shiraz 2009 Wine Review
Vibrant juicy plum aromas wrapped in smoky oak. Supple and medium- to full-bodied. Absolutely delicious and a phenomenal price!
This McWilliams Hanwood Estate Shiraz 2009 was reviewed July 6, 2011 by Natalie MacLean
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|Harvest Report: Most wine regions throughout South Eastern Australia experienced extreme heat during the harvest season, but many growers were able to pick the grapes and bring them into the winery before they were adversely affected by the extreme temperatures in early to mid March. Before the heat wave began, the growing season was fairly normal although came a bit earlier than in previous years. During January, just before harvest, rain helped to relieve a decade-long draught throughout Australia and assisted in lessening the severity of the March heat wave. Industry experts agree that the 2008 harvest yielded high quality wines with concentrated fruit flavors despite the record heat in March. |
Colour: Crimson red with purple hues.
Aromas: Dark black fruit aromas of plum combined with spice and vanillin oak.
Flavors: Dominated by plum and raspberry fruit flavors, layered with hints of vanilla and spice.
Cellaring potential: Enjoy at the time of release for its fresh fruit flavors.
Serving Temperature: Room Temperature (18°C)
Grape Source: South Eastern Australia
Varietal Content: 96% Shiraz, 4% Petite Syrah
Residual Sugar: 0.41g/100ml
Titratable Acidity: 0.57g/100ml
Alcohol Level: 13.77%
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